CoPs to Support Social Learning in DE / Teacher PD through web 2.0 EnvironmentsPresentation Transcript
Communities of Practice
Supporting Social Learning in Distance Programs
Ashley Healy & Cristina Costa
An evolving process
Learning through an
Mentorship on how to ‘Be”
Technology shaping a new generation of
Meet the new demands;
Cost & Motivation;
Lack of contact / feedback;
Lack of support services;
Alienation / Isolation;
Lack of support by the institution;
Acceptance of non-traditional
How Can CoPs Help?
walk the talk
Teacher Professional Development through
participation in meaningful Learning Environments
made evident by the
Virtual Learning Environments...?
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The value of learning through
multiple channels and sources;
Enhanced through Human Touch.
Bridged by Technology
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Webheads in Action
The Growing role of Online CoPs
The Importance of web 2.0
Bridging people’s Learning
anything that is new usually....
At ﬁrst it is unfamiliar, then it strikes root!
Caminante no hay camino, se hace camino al andar...
We are standing at the threshold of a new era in learning
approaches and itineraries where the greatest novelty of ICT
resides in the full use of the C: C for community,
communication and care..
Ashley Healy Cristina Costa
Presentation for 2nd World Summit on the Knowledge Society